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Author Owens, Kenneth N., author

Title Empire maker : Aleksandr Baranov and Russian colonial expansion into Alaska and Northern California / Kenneth N. Owens with Alexander Yu. Petrov
Published Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 341 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents A man of the north -- Siberian merchant capitalist -- Moving to America -- Taking command -- Calamities and catastrophes -- The missionary monks and the chief manager -- Government men, monks, and the Alutiiq Rebellion -- The Russian-American Company -- The Sitka Sound War -- Beyond Alaska -- Averting disasters -- Closing the Baranov era
Notes "A Samuel and Althea Stroum book."
Frontispiece portrait of Baranov in 1819
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 322-332) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Baranov, Aleksandr Andreevich, 1745-1819.
Rossiĭsko-amerikanskai͡a kompanii͡a -- History.
Russians -- Alaska -- History.
Russians -- California, Northern -- History.
Alaska -- History -- To 1867.
California, Northern -- History.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Petrov, A. I͡U. (Aleksandr I͡Urʹevich)
ISBN 0295805838 (electronic bk)
9780295805832 (electronic bk)